Category Archives: Fly Fishing Gear Review

Patagonia Worn Wear at The Caddis Fly Tomorrow April 17th, 2019

Bring in your leaky waders of any brand, jacket of any brand, pant, shirt, boot you name it and the Patagonia Worn Wear Team will take on the task of fixing it on the spot. We will have the BBQ … Continue reading

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International Fly Fishing Film Festival April 17th at the Wildish Theater Springfield Oregon

IF4™ Sizzle Reel – 2019 from IF4™ on Vimeo. Join us for the International Fly Fishing Film Festival April 17th at the Wildish Theater. The IF4 is a wonderful collection of professionally made fly fishing films from around the globe … Continue reading

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Patagonia Worn Wear Tour Coming to the Caddis Fly Angling Shop April 17, 2019

The Patagonia Worn Wear Mobile Tour will be stopping by the Caddis Fly on April 17th. The Worn Wear Team will be available to repair any and all brands of gear from 10am to 4pm on April 17th, 2019. About … Continue reading

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RIO’s Latest How To Video’s February 2019

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SAGE Trout Schools – Summer 2019 Information

SCHOOL The Sage On The Water Trout School is the ultimate educational course to improve an angler’s trout fishing. The school combines on-site instruction and education with on-the-water guided fishing, for a holistic approach to learning and improving your fly … Continue reading

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Fly Gear Review from The South Island

I have been fortunate this early season to get some time on the water fishing with my family. During this early season “trouting” at Cedar Lodge I have been able to put some new gear through its paces. Patagonia River … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide Video 2018 Version 2.0

In this video, Tim Etlick with the Caddis Fly Shop goes over a few more gift ideas for the 2018 Holiday Season. Enjoy! Here is a list of the above items: Fishpond Thunderhead Roll Top Duffel Fishpond Thunderhead Lumbar Pack … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide Video 2018 Version 1.0

In this video I showcase some of our favorite gifts for the 2018 holiday season. Of course there are many more items our friendly staff would love to help you select. Stop by the shop this holiday season, we have … Continue reading

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Deschutes Report Fall 2018

Recently, forecast called for ” possible showers”, which immediately triggered, steelhead! . I had one of technical men’s conference attendees (old dawgs who have fished together for decades) along, the one from Burns. It appears we have all reached the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Euro Nymphing – Oct 2018

For the past couple months a lot of customers have been coming to the shop asking about European Nymphing, or Czech style nymphing – and for good reason: it’s a lot of fun and a very productive way to catch … Continue reading

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Scientific Anglers Smooth Series of Fly Lines Videos

The world of fly lines is complex these days. Here are a few videos that discuss the merits of Scientific Anglers latest introduction of lines. Amplitude Smooth Infinity Fly Line Amplitude Smooth Infinity from Scientific Anglers on Vimeo. Amplitude Smooth … Continue reading

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Scientific Anglers Sonar Fly Lines – Nicholas’ 2018 Review

The SA Sonar series of fly lines are all sinking lines. Most of these lines are designed for specific angling environments. For example, each line in the series will indicate whether the fly line will be suited to cold or … Continue reading

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Field trial and review of OPST Commando Smooth fly line

I was looking for a short head fly line that I could cast from a dory offshore Pacific City. Many floating fly lines work well for this purpose, including most of the short head floating fly lines such as the RIO … Continue reading

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Fly Line Reviews: the family of RIO Outbound fly lines

I have been partial to fishing RIO’s Outbound fly lines since 2005 and have seen these lines evolve and improve over time. Wait. The fact remains that my head tells me the lines have improved, but for practical purposes, I … Continue reading

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Making sense of Integrated Shooting Head Fly Lines

I probably fish a wider variety of fly lines than the average fly fisher—in fact—some of my friends call me a fly line freak. The range of high quality fly lines available these days is STAGGERING. As an industry associate … Continue reading

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